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    The proud daughter of that monarch to whom when it grows
    [elsewhere] the sun never sets.
    [Lat., Altera figlia
    Di quel monarea a cui
    Ne anco, quando annotta, il Sol tramonta.]

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Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is
thine eye evil, because read more

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is
thine eye evil, because I am good?

by Bible Found in: Possession Quotes,
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Cleon hath ten thousand acres,--
Ne'er a one have I;
Cleon dwelleth in a place,--
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Cleon hath ten thousand acres,--
Ne'er a one have I;
Cleon dwelleth in a place,--
In a cottage I.

by Charles Mackay Found in: Possession Quotes,
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What is dishonorably got, is dishonorably squandered.
[Lat., Male parta, male dilabuntur.]

What is dishonorably got, is dishonorably squandered.
[Lat., Male parta, male dilabuntur.]

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Aspiration sees only one side of every question; possession,
many.

Aspiration sees only one side of every question; possession,
many.

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Ah, yet, e'er I descend to th' grave,
May I a small House and a large Garden have.
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Ah, yet, e'er I descend to th' grave,
May I a small House and a large Garden have.
And a few Friends, and many Books both true,
Both wise, and both delightful too.
And since Love ne'er will from me flee,
A mistress moderately fair,
And good as Guardian angels are,
Only belov'd and loving me.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Possession Quotes,
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Providence has given to the French the empire of the land, to the
English that of the sea, to read more

Providence has given to the French the empire of the land, to the
English that of the sea, to the Germans that of--the air!

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How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to read more

How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become - to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being.

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For what one has in black and white,
One can carry home in comfort.
[Ger., Denn was read more

For what one has in black and white,
One can carry home in comfort.
[Ger., Denn was man schwarz auf weiss besitzt,
Kann man getrost nach Hause tragen.]

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When we have not what we love, we must love what we have.
[Fr., Quand on n'a pas ce read more

When we have not what we love, we must love what we have.
[Fr., Quand on n'a pas ce que l'on aime,
Il faut aimer ce que l'on a.]

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